Olympic candidates

  • October 4, 2011 - 9:16 PM



Seimone Augustus: Was a standout on the U.S. gold-medal team in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Rebekkah Brunson: Has played on silver medal Pan Am Games team (2003) and gold medal Americas Championship team (2008) for U.S.

Maya Moore: Lone college player on U.S. gold-medal-winning team in 2010 World Championships.

Lindsay Whalen: Also on American gold medal team in 2010 World Championships.

Candice Wiggins: Gold medals in Pan Am Games and U21 World Championships for the U.S. in 2007.


Lindsey Harding: Has been a member of the U.S. national team since 2009.

Angel McCoughtry: Played on 2010 World Championship gold medal team with Moore and Whalen.

Iziane Castro Marques: Star on Brazil's 2004 bronze-medal winners at the Athens Olympics. Left off 2008 team after argument with coach.

Marynell Meadors: Assistant coach on gold-medal U.S. team in 2010 World Championships.

Erika de Souza: Led Brazil to 6-0 record and gold medal in FIBA Americas Championships in Colombia last week.

Sancho Lyttle: Born in West Indies, played for Spain in the 2010 World Championships.

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